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Changing Life Patterns in Western Industrial Societies

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ISBN-10: 0762310200

ISBN-13: 9780762310203

Edition: 2003

Authors: Janet Zollinger Giele, Elke Holst

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List price: $155.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 12/19/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 358
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

List of Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Introduction: Changing Life Patterns in Western Industrial Societies
New Life Patterns and Changing Gender Roles
The Reconfiguration of Work and Employment Relations in the United States at the Turn of the Century
Welfare Regimes in Relation to Paid Work and Care
Lifestyle Preferences Versus Patriarchal Values: Causal and Non-Causal Attitudes
Time, Work, and Family in the United States
Changing Work and Life Patterns: Examples of New Working-Time Arrangements in the European Member States
Employment Options of Men and Women in Europe
Labor-Market Structures and Women's Paid Work: Opportunities and Constraints in the Swiss Labor Market
Work and Family Balance: A New Challenge for Policies in France
The Influence of European Union Legislation on Labour Market Equality for Women
The Welfare State and Time Allocation in Sweden, Denmark, France, and Italy
Publishing and the New Media Professions as Forerunners of Pioneer Work and Life Patterns
Economic Relations Between Women and Men: New Realities and the Re-Interpretation of Dependence
Women and Men as Agents of Change in Their Own Lives
Author Index
Subject Index